Sermons & Sunday Schools

What Is Repentance?

In this special New Year’s sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia examines the topic of repentance, what it is and why it is necessary both for salvation and for ongoing holiness. Pastor Dave defines repentance as the turning of the entire self (or inner man) from sin to God. Pastor Dave then looks at several Bible passages…

Better Together, Part 2

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia concludes his look at Solomon’s teaching on companionship in Ecclesiastes 4. After a brief review, Pastor Dave explains the final two crucial lessons from Solomon in Ecclesiastes 4:9-16 as to why this difficult and vaporous life is lived better together. In total, the five lessons from Solomon in this…

Discerning the Propensities Found in the Character of False Teachers, Part 1

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij begins looking at characteristic behavior of false teachers in 2 Peter 2:10-22 so that true believers will be committed to teaching and living the whole Bible. In part one, Pastor Babij identifies three propensities of false teachers in 2 Peter 2:10-14: 1. False teachers have a propensity to be…

Better Together, Part 1

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia begins examining Ecclesiastes 4:1-16 and Solomon’s teaching on companionship. Solomon presents five crucial lessons on companionship so that you will realize that this difficult and vaporous life is lived better together. In part one, Pastor Dave explains the first three more negative lessons on companionship in Ecclesiastes 4:1-8: 1.…

Acknowledging the Judgment of God, Part 4

In this sermon, Pastor Joe Babij returns to 2 Peter 2 to examine the encouragement and hope that the godly have of God’s future rescue and vindication. As Peter explains in 2 Peter 2:5-10, the godly can take comfort in God’s past examples of rescue as well as in God’s sovereign control.

God’s Way of Salvation

In this sermon, Pastor Joseph Babij looks at Israel’s experience with the bronze serpent in the wilderness and the analogy of that experience to Jesus Christ and salvation. Specifically, Pastor Babij considers four things sinners must see in order to look, be saved, and live: 1. Your Condition (vv. 4-5) 2. The Judgement Your Sin…

A Time for Justice

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia continues to investigate Solomon’s teaching on how to respond wisely to life’s great frustrations. In Ecclesiastes 3:16-22, Solomon considers the frustration of life’s unresolvable injustice and gives three wise ways to respond: 1. Rest in God’s Justice (v. 17) 2. Remember Your Humble Position (vv. 18-21) 3. Rejoice in…

The Tyranny of Times

In this sermon, Pastor Dave Capoccia examines Ecclesiastes 3:1-15 and Solomon’s teaching about the different times or seasons of life. Pastor Dave explains that, rather than romantically musing about life’s different times, Solomon shows how people ultimately have no control over their times. Solomon then presents how to respond wisely to the frustratingly uncontrollable times…

Acknowledging the Judgment of God, Part 3

In this sermon, Pastor Joseph Babij presents God’s judgment on Sodom and Gomorrah as a third example of God’s judgment in the past proving the surety of God’s judgment in the future. Pastor Babij also explains why homosexuality is a uniquely heinous sin and why Christians must guard against popular pressure from American culture on…